VERY FAST TIME TO MARKET

Adoption of the fully customisable, ready-made software allowed the STW machine.cloud branded version of the IoT platform to be available in only x weeks

OPEN AND EXTENDABLE

Publicly documented features, integrations and APIs allows reuse of previous software development and rapid evolution to new customer requirements

VALUE FOR MONEY

Feature rich and reliable IoT platform available for transparent set-up and usage-based monthly Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) fee

As an internationally active company with Headquarter in Kaufbeuren, Sensor-Technik Wiedemann stand for the digitalization, automation and electrification of mobile machines for 35 years. With generic or customer-specific products, systems and solutions developed and manufactured at our headquarters in Germany, STW support their customers with innovative technology on their way to making their machines the best in the world.

Supplemented by partner products and accompanied by training, support and system teams, STW help medium-sized companies and large OEMs to increase the performance and efficiency of their machines and increase safety. Through communication between machines, connectivity with our cloud platform and additional partner services, they enable the integration of mobile machines into business processes.

Business need

The solutions that Sensor-Technik Wiedemann develops are often highly specialised to a particular industry or industry sub-segment to cater for their very particular requirements. The decreasing price of sensor components and increasing ubiquity of communications has allowed these solutions to take advantage of the collation of vehicle Micro-Controller Unit (MCU), orientation and location information in an increasing holistic manner. With some services, such as agricultural soil usage efficiency, not being possible prior to this information being available.

As a solution developer, Sensor-Technik Wiedemann recognises that there is constant tension between the customer’s demand for a bespoke solution to their particular business problem and their desire to rapidly exploit the benefits of a productised turn-key solution. Sensor-Technik Wiedemann sought to use common customisable components to develop bespoke solutions for their commercial and government customers. Thereby, reducing both time to market and time to value.

Solution

Rapid industrial & agricultural solution development
Sensor-Technik Wiedemann adopted, branded and configured the Cumulocity IoT platform to initially focus on the tracking and advanced analytics of the use of industrial and agricultural vehicles and their environmental impact.

  • Dedicated Edition of the Cumulocity IoT Platform
  • Fully branded STW machine.cloud
  • Real-time monitoring of CANbus connected industrial and agricultural vehicles
  • Integration and zero-touch registration for STW tracking devices
  • Customised default dashboards for STW sensing and tracking devices
  • Formulation and deployment of tracking and location usage based business rules
  • Set up and available in only 6 weeks